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Dedication of Mary mosaic @ SJVCS

September 24, 2009 Leave a comment

090924_SJVCS-Dedication-of-Mosaic-of-Mary-02-Bishop-Wenski-and-Mgsr-Michael-CarruthersToday, at St John Vianney College Seminary, was the highly anticipated dedication of the new mosaic of Mary, the New Eve and Star of the Sea in the one of the chapel gardens around St Raphael ChapelOrlando Bishop Wenski celebrated Mass and the blessing and dedication of the new mosaic.  Artist (and seminarian) Peter Dionne (SJVCS class of 2008) was present along with friend, family and supporters of SJVCS.

Also see picture of mosaic conception through completion and prayer of consecration to Mary.

[these pictures taken by Cliff Whitty, a SJVCS seminarian]

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new mosaic of Mary, the New Eve and Star of the Sea

September 24, 2009 2 comments

090924_SJVCS-Mosaic-of-Mary-16-AWESOMEFor the last couple of years, Msgr Michael Carruthers (rector of SJVCS) and Peter Dionne (artist & seminarian, SJVCS class of 2008) have been working on a new mosaic to our Blessed Mother for the chapel gardens.  With today’s dedication of the new mosaic to Mary, the New Eve and Star of the Sea, here are some pictures posted by Fr Michael from mosaic conception through completion.

Wow!  Beautiful!  Surely our Lady is happy.

Also see dedication ceremony here.

Consecration prayer to Mary here.

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SJV St Raphael Chapel mural

April 17, 2008 3 comments

Gabriel Loire mural @ St Raphael Chapel @ St John Vianney College Seminary, Miami, FL

Gabriel Loire mural @ St Raphael Chapel @ St John Vianney College Seminary, Miami, FLAs I start feeling the end of the year coming (2 more weeks), I realized how attached I’ve become to the beautiful mural in our main St Raphael Chapel here at St John Vianney College Seminary.  The mural is done by Gabriel Loire.

I asked a brother seminarian to take a picture and had it blown up to fit in a 16″ x 20″ silver frame so I have it during our summer break.  We had to add a top & bottom border to fit the frame size.  A link to the bigger picture is below if you’d like to make one too.

Gabriel Loire mural @ St Raphael Chapel @ St John Vianney College Seminary, Miami, FLEnlarge picture of Gabriel Liore mural (Sam’s Club):  $7

16″ x 20″ silver frame (Target):  $15

Prayerful meditation on Chapel mural during breaktime:  PRICELESS